Military attaché of Houthis meets head of Syrian Intelligence in Syria’s Damascus

QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – Military attaché of Houthi Movement in Damascus, met with the head of the Military Intelligence Division of the Syrian Ministry of Defense, embassy of the Movement in Damascus said on Monday. 

“During the meeting that brought together Colonel Sharaf al-Mawri and Major-General Kifah al-Milhem, they discussed cooperation with Syria in relevant fields,” Embassy of the Houthi Movement said in a statement.

“Colonel Sharaf al-Mawri conveyed greetings of the head of the Yemeni Military Intelligence Authority (affiliated with the Houthis), Major General Abdullah al-Hakim to his Syrian counterpart, military commands, and all officials of the Ministry of Defense,” the statement added.  

The meeting “addressed the latest field development and military confrontations in Yemen,” according to the same sources.  

Major-General Milhem stressed, “the importance of cooperation between Yemen and Syria in fighting organizations (al-Qaeda and ISIS) and exchanging information and experiences that can reduce the practices of Takfiri groups in the two countries.”

In 2016, Houthis appointed the leader of National Arab Socialist Ba’ath Party – Yemen Region, the Syrian wing, Nayef Ahmed al-Qans, as their ambassador to Damascus.

Reporting by Mousa Haydar